Posts tagged ‘spread’

February 3rd, 2014

Brownie Cupcakes with Coconut Peanut Butter Frosting {and a Birthday!}

by Chrissy

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This past weekend we celebrated Lauren’s day of birth, with our favorite type of gathering: potluck food & plently o’wine with good friends.

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Thankfully, we are surrounded by great people who also have the same affinity for tasty wine and zesty food. We had a ton of yummy appetizers and dishes to go around, for seconds and thirds.

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We capped off the night playing darts and pool down at the local watering hole, followed by 2 AM breakfast burritos at … Read more...

August 26th, 2013

Broccoli & Spinach Pesto {Vegan option}

by Chrissy

 

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This is kind of pesto. But there isn’t any basil in it. Or nuts. And not nearly enough olive oil, for a normal pesto.

But it’s just as tasty, loads healthier, and goes great on pasta and a variety of other things.

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You know the large stalk of broccoli that you would normally chuck in the trash after harvesting the florets? Yea, well, don’t do that anymore. You’ll be wasting a perfectly good ingredient!

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When the fibrous outer skin … Read more...

June 2nd, 2013

Smoked Salmon Spread {with watercress & cucumber}

by Lauren

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So, last week was crazy busy. We missed you guys. Apologies for the lack of posts but between a few late nights at work, wedding planning, graduation parties, and other various commitments, things have been hectic.

Despite pure exhaustion from driving 381 miles this weekend (ok, so maybe Chris drove, but Chrissy and I were wonderful co-pilots) we are back in action in the LYK this week and bringing you the best spread since butter.

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Seriously though. Homemade lox spread … Read more...

October 2nd, 2011

Lemon-Almond Pesto Spread

by Chrissy

You may remember back to when it was summertime and the days were long and the nights were warm. Well, in Southern California it still feels that way, especially this past weekend. So, in honor of the warm summery weather in the beginning of October, here is the delicious Lemon-Almond Pesto Spread that I had promised to share with you!

You may remember it’s debut on this: Perfect Pesto Picnic Panini

Truthfully, I tried to make pesto as … Read more...